AskDefine | Define slyness

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slyness n : shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception [syn: craft, craftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, wiliness]

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slyness
  1. Condition of being sly.
    ''With his natural slyness, he was able to talk his way out of trouble.

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